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US Gives Chile Papers Showing Ex-Dictator Ordered 1976 Assassination

WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday gave Chilean President Michelle Bachelet declassified CIA documents confirming that former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet personally ordered the 1976 assassination of opposition leader Orlando Letelier.

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Obama Vetoes Bill Allowing 9/11 Victims To sue Saudi

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed a bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia, risking a fierce public backlash and rare congressional rebuke.

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Woman Stabbed To Death By Neighbour After 'Question & Answer' Game Goes Wrong

KOTA KINABALU: A retired teacher was stabbed to death by her mentally unstable neighbour during a question-and-answer game today.

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North Korea Tells UN 'Going Nuclear' Is Only Option

Minister for Foreign Affairs for North Korea, Ri Yong HoUNITED NATIONS: North Korea's foreign minister on Friday told the United Nations that "going nuclear" is his country's only way to defend itself and vowed to further bolster its nuclear military forces.

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At Least 162 Bodies Recovered From Egypt Migrant Shipwreck

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CAIRO: Rescuers recovered at least 162 bodies from a migrant shipwreck off Egypt's coast by Friday evening, as the search for victims entered its third day.

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Yala Bomb Blast: Three Policemen Killed, Two Seriously Injured

Pic: Astro Awani

YALA: Three policemen were killed and two others seriously injured when the two cars they were travelling in, were hit by an 80kg roadside bomb in Yala today.

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Strong Earthquake Hits Mindanao

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A strong earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale hit Mindanao, in the Philippines, at 6.53 am today.

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Egypt Migrant Boat Sinking: Death Toll Rises To 108

Pic: UNHCR

The number of bodies recovered after a migrant boat capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday has reached 108, with the death toll expected to rise.

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Nigerian Woman, 25, Becomes Argungu City Leader

A 25-year-old woman has taken over as the head of a local authority in the mainly Muslim north of Nigeria.

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In Denmark, Au Pairs Risk Abuse In Name Of "Cultural Exchange"

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COPENHAGEN: Dressed in a red-and-black lumberjack shirt, jeans and sneakers, she looked more like 16 than her actual age of 19.

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